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The Era of Global China: The case of the UK and Australia and their quest for a balanced relationship – China Association Lunch with Prof. Kerry Brown

OCT 05 2017

Date: Start date: 05/10/2017 12:30
End date: 05/10/2017 14:00
Address: 3rd Floor, Portland House, Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5BH
Venue: China-Britain Business Council
Costs: Members: £25+VAT Non-Members: £35+VAT
Open for: All

We are delighted to invite you to our next China Association lunch, at which our guest speaker will be Professor Kerry Brown.

The subject of Professor Brown’s talk will be The Era of Global China: The case of the UK and Australia and their quest for a balanced relationship.

Professor Kerry Brown
Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King’s College, London. From 2012 to 2015 he was Professor of Chinese Politics and Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Australia. Prior to this he worked at Chatham House from 2006 to 2012, as Senior Fellow and then Head of the Asia Programme. From 1998 to 2005 he worked at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, as First Secretary at the British Embassy in Beijing, and then as Head of the Indonesia, Philippine and East Timor Section. He lived in the Inner Mongolia region of China from 1994 to 1996. He has a Master of Arts from Cambridge University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Mandarin Chinese (Distinction) from Thames Valley University, London, and a Ph D in Chinese politics and language from Leeds University.

Professor Brown directed the Europe China Research and Advice Network (ECRAN) giving policy advice to the European External Action Service between 2011 and 2014. He is the author of over ten books on modern Chinese politics, history and language, the most recent of which are The New Exmperors: Power and the Princelings in China (2014), What’s Wrong with Diplomacy: The Case of the UK and China (2015) and the Berkshire DIctionary of Chinese Biography (in Four Volumes- 2014-2015). His `China’s CEO: Xi Jinping’ was published in 2016 and was an Economist book of the year. ‘China’s World ‘ was published this year.

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